Teacher On Leave After Making Lynching Comment To Student

MASON, Ohio (AP) — A white teacher in Ohio who admitted to telling a black student he would be lynched by his classmates if he didn’t get back to work has been put on leave. The superintendent in the Mason school district sent a letter Saturday calling the comments...

Harris’s Double-double Lifts Buffalo Past Miami (OH) 82-66

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeremy Harris scored 23 points and had 10 rebounds and CJ Massinburg added a double-double and Buffalo pulled away in the second half to beat Miami (OH) 82-66 on Saturday. Buffalo (12-5, 4-0 Mid-American Conference) led 34-33 at halftime and started the...

Bluiett Has 24, No. 10 Xavier Routs No. 25 Creighton 92-70

CINCINNATI (AP) — Trevon Bluiett emerged from his shooting slump with 24 points, Kaiser Gates responded to getting dropped from the starting lineup by scoring 16, and No. 10 Xavier recovered from back-to-back road losses by routing No. 25 Creighton 92-70 on Saturday. The...

BREAKING: Car crashes into tree near Township roads 79 and 130

Rawson Fire Department responded to a report of a one-vehicle crash near Township roads 79 and 130 around 6:43 p.m. The vehicle crashed into a tree, and someone inside the vehicle sustained a head injury, scanner traffic indicated. More details will be reported as they become...

Friday fire damages Super 8 Motel

A Friday evening fire spread to and burned the outside of Super 8 Motel, 1951 Broad Ave., the Findlay Fire Department reported. Crews responded to a report of a mattress on fire outside the building at 5:49 p.m. When they arrived, they discovered it was actually multiple pallets...

Cotton Drills Last-second 3, Akron Beats Bowling Green 80-78

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Freshman Virshon Cotton drilled a 3-pointer with three seconds left to give Akron an 80-78 win over Bowling Green on Saturday to snap a three-game skid. Lucas Smith snatched the offensive rebound after Jimond Ivey, who totaled 19 points, missed a trey with :25...

Updated: Hawaiians mistakenly warned of inbound missile

HONOLULU (AP) — A false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii sent the islands into a panic Saturday, with people abandoning cars in a highway and preparing to flee their homes until officials said the cellphone alert was a mistake. Hawaii officials...

Battle Of The River Raisin Historical Reenactment Planned

MONROE, Mich. (AP) — A historical reenactment is scheduled to commemorate the 205th anniversary of the Battle of the River Raisin in southeastern Michigan. Re-enactors from Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Canada will take part in the free event next Friday and Saturday at the in...

Amish Leader Convicted In Beard-cutting Attacks Files Appeal

CLEVELAND (AP) — The leader of a breakaway Amish group in Ohio convicted in hair- and beard-cutting attacks is asking a federal judge to overturn his 2012 convictions. Samuel Mullet Sr. is arguing in an appeal filed Friday that his former attorney made a series of mistakes during...

Police: Plainclothes Officers Shoot, Kill Robbery Suspect

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police officials in Ohio are sorting out the details in the fatal shooting of a robbery suspect who died after being shot by plainclothes police. The shooting happened late Friday afternoon in Columbus. A union representative says plainclothes officers...